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When is your child ready for their first dentist visit?

When is your child ready for their first dentist visit?

Parents will always remember their baby’s first smile and first tooth. Keeping that smile happy and healthy for a lifetime starts with early dental care. But how early? Within six months of the magical moment when a child’s first tooth sprouts, you can begin to...

How dental sterilization works and keeps patients safe

How dental sterilization works and keeps patients safe

When dental offices began to reopen following COVID-19 restrictions, they implemented enhanced safety measures that keep patients safe. Some of these measures you’ll learn about have been standard operating procedure for a very long time while others are new. Here’s a...

5 foods that promote strong and healthy teeth

5 foods that promote strong and healthy teeth

From a very young age, we learn the importance of regular toothbrushing and flossing. Keeping up with teeth cleaning helps prevent tooth decay, cavities and other oral ailments. Good oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist are two excellent habits that will...

Beyond X-rays: How 3D oral scans enhance dental care

Beyond X-rays: How 3D oral scans enhance dental care

During a regular visit to the dentist, you are likely to have a routine X-ray image made of one or more of your jaws. Using a ping of radiation, these black and white pictures depict teeth, bones and soft tissues — but they have limitations since they are only...

Here are the most common dental emergencies – and how to address them

Here are the most common dental emergencies – and how to address them

Ignoring an oral health issue can lead to unnecessary stress and bigger consequences if left untreated. A dental emergency can develop unpredictably, putting patients in a tough spot about what to do next. Remember, not all sudden dental issues constitute an...

Signs that you might have a cavity developing

Signs that you might have a cavity developing

Tooth sensitivity. Tooth pain. And tooth stains. These are all possible indicators for having a cavity. They are not the only signs, however. A person may have a decayed tooth without even feeling any pain or discomfortable whatsoever despite eating ice cream or...

Causes of dry mouth at night

Causes of dry mouth at night

From time to time, it’s normal to feel a little parched and experience a fleeting moment of cotton mouth. A glass of water or chewing gum is usually the remedy to reverse sudden mouth dryness. But, what happens if dry mouth becomes more common? What if you wake up...

5 common misconceptions about dental health

5 common misconceptions about dental health

Maintaining proper oral health is a top priority. Since an early age, you’ve been correctly told that it’s very important to brush your teeth twice a day, floss and take other preventive measures that promote healthy teeth and gums. You may have also heard of some...

Are you making 1 of these 5 common oral hygiene mistakes?

Are you making 1 of these 5 common oral hygiene mistakes?

Everyone wants the very best for their dental health and smile. But sometimes well-intended efforts may fall short in fully protecting people from cavities, gum disease and other preventable dental ailments. Here are five common mistakes that you might be committing...

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